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Promote Learning Recovery with Programs That Address Equity and SEL

August 2, 2021

Promote Learning Recovery
This is why our deep-dive white paper walks you through the importance of social-emotional learning (SEL) and educational equity as students re‑integrate into a structured learning environment. Don’t hesitate, download this useful, hands‑on white paper today!

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InSync Training

Are you looking for help with your live online training initiatives? Do you need to re-skill your training team? Do you want the quality of your virtual classes to meet the same standards you set for your traditional classroom offerings?InSync Training offers a variety of consulting, development and delivery services to support virtual and blended learning initiatives. We combine specialized instructional design, facilitation techniques, and content development to deliver the most effective training for the live online environment.

OTHER WHITEPAPERS
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Prevalence of Coaching and Approaches to Supporting Prevalence of Coaching and Approaches to Supporting Coaching in Education

whitePaper | January 28, 2020

Teacher quality is one of the most important factors that contributes to student success. There is a growing body of research that points to coaching as an effective way to support teacher growth. As such, coaching is becoming more prevalent in schools and districts in the U.S., and districts are increasingly using federal, state, and local funds to support coaches and coaching programs. Given our collective commitment to coaching, Digital Promise, Learning Forward, and Google partnered to provide insights based on a national survey of coaches, teachers, and administrators currently engaged in coaching.

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CARES Act Funding for Special Education—What You Need to Know

whitePaper | August 4, 2020

Several new federal funding streams have been linked together through the CARES Act earmarking billions of dollars for K–12 education as a result of the coronavirus. The primary fund for K–12 is called the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER). This fund has distributed $13.5 billion to state education agencies (SEAs). Another $3 billion was given to the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER) to allocate emergency block grants to school districts and higher education institutions struggling to support students during COVID-19.

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The Science of Reading Tools and Resources to Support Your Literacy Instruction

whitePaper | July 17, 2020

Teaching reading is a complex process that incorporates decades of research into how students learn and how reading should be taught. Educators understand that teaching students to read fluently is the key to their overall academic success. We know more today about how children learn to read, causes of reading difficulties and how to prevent them, and the essential components of effective reading instruction than ever before.

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K-12 IT SUPPORT PLAYBOOK

whitePaper | August 15, 2020

Like most K-12 school systems, Alaska’s Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District finds funding to be a constant struggle. The district’s IT department, which consists of 32 full-time staff members, must support nearly 14,000 devices used by 18,800 students and approximately 2,200 staff in 47 schools and three additional facilities spread across a geographic area the size of West Virginia. This task would be nearly impossible without improving the maturity of its IT management. But with the help of certain tools and processes, Senior IT Program Manager Justin Michaud and his colleagues are delivering more value to the district—while adopting a “customer-focused” mindset.

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Drive Student Success with Alignment NOW

whitePaper | August 15, 2020

Given the upheaval the pandemic has inflicted on public education this year, school and district leaders will have their hands full as they prepare for the fall. Summer is typically the time when educators reflect on the past year and plan for the next — building schedules, establishing professional learning plans, and deciding how to monitor teaching and learning. But this summer, of course, educators will also be dealing with understanding the depths of learning loss, trauma, and the social emotional needs students face due to the COVID-19 crisis. They will also be developing teaching plans to accelerate learning trajectories and fill in the gaps.

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A Framework for Optimizing the Virtual Live Learning Experience

whitePaper | September 9, 2021

As colleges and universities pivoted from live to virtual learning during the pandemic, many quickly defaulted to video conferencing tools.

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InSync Training

Are you looking for help with your live online training initiatives? Do you need to re-skill your training team? Do you want the quality of your virtual classes to meet the same standards you set for your traditional classroom offerings?InSync Training offers a variety of consulting, development and delivery services to support virtual and blended learning initiatives. We combine specialized instructional design, facilitation techniques, and content development to deliver the most effective training for the live online environment.

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